Very outgoing, caring, and courteous server with twelve years' work in a restaurant setting, eight years' experience as a server. Proficient knowledge of food, wine and spirits. Extensive knowledge of front of house operations in high-volume, fast-paced fine dining establishments.
Responsible, reliable, and punctual
Point of Sale (POS) system operation
Works very well under pressure
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Upbeat, outgoing and positive
Puglia of NYCJune 2016 to CurrentServer New York, NY
Attract guests passing by, calling attention to our specials and demonstrating an environment of warmth and hospitality
Tend to busy outdoor dining section of high-volume Little Italy landmark restaurant
Uphold brand and reputation of well-known and historic establishment
Puglia of Garden CityAugust 2014 to May 2016Server Garden City, NY
Recorded orders and partnered with team members to serve food and beverages that exceeded guests' expectations.
Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciliation of the cash drawer.
Politely answered phones promptly and recorded and confirmed reservations.
Assisted banquet manager in planning catered events such as wedding receptions and showers.
La StazioneMay 2012 to March 2013Food Runner New Paltz, NY
Managed line of orders for high-volume fine dining restaurant
Acted as liaison between front and back of house
Exercised judgment in prioritizing orders to ensure smooth and timely service
Nu CavuJanuary 2009 to June 2013Busboy/Server Wallkill, NY
Delivered exception, friendly, and fast service.
Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested.
Regularly checked on guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course.
Rockville CaterersJune 2007 to August 2009Busboy/Server Rockville Centre, NY
Set up elegant and attractive displays and food stations
Maintained cleanliness of dining room and catering hall
Delivered exceptional service to party guests
SUNY New Paltz2013Bachelor of Arts: EnglishNew Paltz, NY, United States